China Travel Innovation Challenge (CTIC) is an innovative competition initiated by TravelDaily China. The final of the CTIC competition will take place in the afternoon on the second day of the 2017 TravelDaily Conference.
Six to eight finalists will be selected from amongst the entries of international or domestic companies to vie for the China Travel Innovation Award. The finalists will demonstrate their innovative products to a panel of esteemed judges and an audience of more than 1,200 senior executives in the travel sector.
The CTIC competition welcomes applications from teams of listed companies or startups that meet the following requirements:
The nominated products are inaugurated after July 1, 2016.
The nominated products are compatible with PC, mobile, wearable or VR/AR devices.
The nominated products are designed to improve booking and travel experience for travelers, or improve management efficiency and conversion rate for travel companies.
Please note that all applications will be vetted by TravelDaily analysts based on the uniqueness of the underlying technological innovation. The event is not a commercial roadshow, nor a novelty show or story-telling event.
A chance to showcase your product and brand to more than 1,300 industry professionals.
Extensive media coverage by TravelDaily and our media partners.
One complimentary ticket to access the entire event, including conference sessions, demonstrations and exhibitions, as well as all meals and social functions.
For startups, access to sources of seed funding to launch your business.
Receive valuable and constructive feedback directly from industry gurus, and top investors who know what it takes to build, run and grow a successful business.
A chance to compete for the China Travel Innovation Award.
The panel of judges will assess the nominated products by five criteria, including product value, user experience, technological innovativeness, business model and potential business value. No application fee required.
Each finalist will be given eight minutes to present and demonstrate their product and three minutes to answer judges’ questions.
In order to choose the competitors, we need a document which contains:
If you want to be considered, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with " China Travel Innovation Challenge" in the subject line.
July 21, 2017 Application deadline
Aug. 1, 2017 Finalists confirmation
Cindy Xiaofan Wang, CFO, Ctrip
Guangfu Cui, Growth PE Partner, IDG Capital
Christopher R. Hemmeter, Co-founder & Managing Director, Thayer Ventures
Herry Han, Partner & Co-Founder, Lightspeed China Partners
Jay You, Partner, Yuantai Investment Partners Evergreen Fund
Senior executive from Sabre